FDD(LEGAL) -

Definitions

Active Duty

Children of Military Families

Deployment

Transition

The formal and physical process of transferring from school to school; or

The period of time in which a student moves from one school in the sending state to another school in the receiving state.

Uniformed Services

Veteran

Education Code 162.002 art. II, §§ A–B, D, Q–S

Applicability

Active duty members of the uniformed services, including members of the National Guard and Reserve on active duty orders pursuant to 10 U.S.C. Sections 1209 and 1211;

Members or veterans of the uniformed services who are severely injured and medically discharged or retired for a period of one year after medical discharge or retirement; and

Members of the uniformed services who die on active duty or as a result of injuries sustained on active duty for a period of one year after death.

Exceptions

Inactive members of the national guard and military reserves;

Members of the uniformed services now retired, except as provided above;

Veterans of the uniformed services, except as provided above; and

Other U.S. Department of Defense personnel and other federal agency civilian and contract employees not defined as active duty members of the uniformed services.

Education Code 162.002 art. III, §§ A, C

Eligibility for Enrollment

Continued Attendance

Education Code 162.002 art. VI, § A

Education Records

Unofficial Records

Official Records

Education Code 162.002 art. IV, §§ A–B

Tuition

A transitioning military child placed in the care of a non-custodial parent or other person standing in loco parentis who lives in a jurisdiction other than that of the custodial parent; or

A student who is domiciled in another state and resides in military housing that is located in the District but is exempt from taxation by the District.

Education Code 25.004, 162.002 art. VI, § A

Grade-Level Placement

Course Placement

Educational Program Placement

Gifted and talented programs; and

English as a second language (ESL).

Waivers

Education Code 162.002 art. V, §§ A–B, D

Lumberton ISD

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UPDATE 86

DATE ISSUED: 10/8/2009